Pasifika Engagement Adviser

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Pasifika Engagement Adviser
  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Tue Jan 24 23:40:24 2023
  • 4866

Talofa lava, malo e lelei, kia orana, fakaalofa lahi atu, ni sa bula vinaka, malo ni, mauri, noa’ia, talofa, kia ora.

  • Make a difference to the academic success of Pasifika students at Victoria
  • Do you enjoy working in a culturally diverse, collaborative and engaging environment?
  • Join an enthusiastic and supportive team

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We are looking for two Pasifika Engagement Advisers to join the Pasifika Student Success team. This team of six Advisers is within the Office of the Assistance Vice Chancellor Pasifika. The roles will be based in the Faculty of Law, and the Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation.

These are high profile roles in which you will help the University to achieve its commitment to improving outcomes for Pasifika students by increasing student engagement and ensuring they receive the support they need to succeed and complete their course of studies. You will work with the assigned Faculty using established methods of holistic support practices and academic support programmes.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

We are looking for applicants with high levels of cultural competence and understands the challenges of completing a degree. Your knowledge of the challenge of studying, coupled with your experience in dealing with Pacific cultural issues will make you ideal for this position. Strong communication skills and flexibility are key success factors in these roles. You will also require a relevant tertiary qualification.

The positions may involve regular evening work; this will be discussed and confirmed with the successful applicant upon appointment.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 08 March 2023 (NZ time -5.00pm)

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Fabiefara Filo, 04 463 6974 , fabiefara.filo@vuw.ac.nz But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form .

Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format).

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert. Follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button.

If you have any issues uploading your application, please email the completed application form, cover letter and CV to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz  stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.


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